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Minister To Lose Job After Performing Same-Sex Marriage?

When Methodist minister Reverend Thomas Ogletree officiated his son's same-sex marriage, he didn't think it would cause a stir. But now some New York United Methodist Church ministers are threatening to defrock him. He speaks with Host Michel Martin about the controversy and why he feels he's being singled out.
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Pope Francis Puts The Poor Front And Center

Shunning the formalities of his office and focusing on poverty, Pope Francis is drawing a sharp contrast between his 2-month-old papacy and those of his predecessors.
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Are Buddhist Monks Involved In Myanmar's Violence?

When tightly controlled societies open up, long-suppressed sectarian tensions can flare. That's been happening in Myanmar. And the twist is that Buddhist monks, widely viewed as pacifists, are part of this rising Buddhist nationalism.
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Pope Francis Denounces 'Cult Of Money'

In his first major statement on the global financial crisis, the pontiff calls on world leaders not to forget the poor.

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